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One dead and dozens hurt after car crashes into Vegas crowd

One person was killed and at least 36 others injured after a driver ploughed into pedestrians in Las Vegas in what police say was an intentional act.

The crash happened near the hotel and casino where the Miss Universe pageant was being held.

Police named the suspect as 24-year-old Lakeisha Holloway and said she had her three-year-old daughter in the car when she drove at the crowd.

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11-year-old boy among those injured in Las Vegas crash

An 11-year-old boy was among those injured when a car drove onto a pavement in Las Vegas. Credit: Reuters

An 11-year-old boy was among those injured when a car ploughed into pedestrians outside a Las Vegas casino.

A witness said that he was trapped under the front of the vehicle before being ejected when the driver accelerated.

The witness told AP: "You could see the people literally flying off. And she had one little boy trapped underneath the front side of the vehicle. And she came to a stop and she accelerated again and it's a front wheel drive car and he shot out to the side. And you could see him eject to the front of the vehicle."

An adult was killed and at least 30 others, some visitors from Montreal, Canada, were injured. Six were in a critical but stable condition, police said.

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